ET announced that there is a new Star Trek Discovery spinoff in the works starring Michelle Yeoh. The series will focus on her character Philippa Georgiou’s current role as a member of Starfleet’s Section 31 division.
Yeoh in a statement:
“I’m so excited to continue telling these rich Star Trek stories…Being a part of this universe and this character specifically has been such a joy for me to play. I can’t wait to see where it all goes —https://ew.com/tv/2019/01/14/michelle-yeoh-star-trek/
certainlyI believe it will go ‘where no woman has ever gone before!’”
Alex Kurtzman, the shows EP, said:
“Michelle has shattered ceilings, broken boundaries, and astonished us with her grace and gravitas for decades,” Kurtzman said. “As a human, I adore her. As an actor, I revere her. Erika and Boey are remarkable, exciting writers who bring a fresh perspective to the world of Star Trek, and we’re all thrilled to explore the next wild chapter in the life of Captain Philippa Georgiou.”https://ew.com/tv/2019/01/14/michelle-yeoh-star-trek/